Climate Action Network South Asia (CANSA) is a coalition of 149 civil society organisations from 8 South Asian countries promoting equity and sustainable development in the design and development of an effective global strategy to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and ensure its implementation.

UNEP: Emissions Gap Report 2018

This is the 9th edition of the UN Environment Emissions Gap Report. It assesses the latest scientific studies on current and estimated future greenhouse gas emissions and compares these with the emission levels permissible for the world to progress on a least-cost pathway to achieve the goals of the Paris Agreement. This difference between “where [...]

By | 2018-12-03T16:01:36+05:30 December 3rd, 2018|International Releases, Knowledge Hub|


Here is a quick glimpse of a few of the CANSA and member activities that will take place during COP24. The list can be also be found on Google Drive over here. For more information, please do contact the respective individual listed below. Should you want your event featured in the list below, please drop [...]

By | 2018-12-03T16:04:51+05:30 December 3rd, 2018|Events|

Celebration of the International Day of Climate Action in East Afghanistan: Established Linkages Between NEPA and Environmental Committee

Future Generations Afghanistan (FGA) on behalf of CANSA Afghanistan, National Environmental Protection Agency (NEPA) together with Environmental Community Committees (ECCs) celebrated the Internation Day of Climate Action on 24-25 October 2018 in Nangarhar Province, Eastern Afghanistan. The celebration was attended by a high-level NEPA delegation from Kabul including: Mr Ezattullah Sediqi, Deputy Director General, NEPA Mr Mohammad Wasel [...]

By | 2018-12-03T14:00:58+05:30 November 20th, 2018|Afghanistan|

Pre-COP24 Media Workshop

Venue: Magnolia Hall, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi Dates: November 19, 2018 The IPCC report on 1.5C released in October is the most definitive scientific assessment on the state of the climate crisis and provides policymakers with critical signposts on how to keep warming to 1.5C as enshrined in the Paris Agreement. As we prepare [...]

By | 2018-11-15T06:27:43+05:30 November 15th, 2018|Events|

Youth 4 Climate

Venue: PWD Rest House – Thycaud, Thiruvananthapuram Dates: November 17, 2018 In the background of COP24 to be held in Katowice in Poland during December 2018, a workshop on background, relevance and politics around this Climate Summit is being jointly organized by Thanal, Climate Action Network South Asia (CANSA) and Green Army International on 17th November [...]

By | 2018-11-15T06:27:43+05:30 November 15th, 2018|Events|

Demystifying Climate Change Reporting

Venue: Apollo Dimora, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala Dates: November 15 and 16, 2018 The Kerala Institute of Local Administration is partnering with the Government of India-DFID (Department for International Development) project on Climate Change Innovation Programme (CCIP) and Kerala Union of Working Journalists to organise Media Training on “Demystifying Climate Change Reporting” on 15-16 November 2018 in [...]

By | 2018-11-15T06:27:43+05:30 November 14th, 2018|Events|

White Paper: Climate Mitigation and Adaptation with Eco-Village Development Solutions in South Asia

This White Paper "Climate Mitigation and Adaptation with Eco-Village Development (EVD) Solutions in South Asia" analyses and presents climate-effects of EVD solutions, using existing cases from villages in South Asia. EVD combines village-level developmental planning with local sustainable solutions to give villagers climate-resilient supplies of energy, water, agricultural products, and other necessities and livelihood improvements, [...]

By | 2018-10-30T17:19:27+05:30 October 30th, 2018|Reports|

Climate Case Studies: Community Managed Nutrition Gardens

One of the most worrying insights from UNFCCC 23rd Conference of Parties (COP23) in November 2017 is that despite the efforts to date, the window to avoid large-scale climate change has closed. For many nations, this increases the importance of developing measures to assist communities to adapt to the effects of climate change as they [...]

By | 2018-10-29T06:21:49+05:30 October 29th, 2018|Blog|

Carbon Neutral Meenangadi – Assessment and Recommendations

The purpose of this project is to propose sector-wise adaptation and mitigation strategies to develop Meenangadi Panchayat of Wayanad district in Kerala as a ‘Carbon Neutral Panchayat’ by carrying out a carbon emission and sequestration analysis in the sectors of Transportation, Energy, Waste, Livestock and AFOLU (Agriculture, Forests and Other Land Use). The concept of [...]

By | 2018-10-09T17:50:42+05:30 October 9th, 2018|Reports|

State of Climate Action in Nepal

Climate Action Network South Asia (CANSA) held its annual general assembly on July 2017 in Nagarkot, Kathmandu. One of the concerns expressed at the meeting was that, while there were plenty of climate change related activities and projects, there was a relative weakness in climate activism – which is the primary driver capable of pushing [...]

By | 2018-10-08T06:31:43+05:30 October 8th, 2018|Reports|